Search Tag: healthcare workers

Executive Health Management

GIANT Health Announces Launch of New International Innovative Medical Research Programme

2021 01 Sep

GIANT Health has officially launched the Innovative Medical Research Programme as part of the GIANT Health Event 2021 held on November 30 - December 1, 2021. The programme is an inaugural event in the annual conference dedicated to promoting innovative research and the people behind them in the field of medical technology.   Professor Shafi Ahmed,... Read more

Women's Health

Healthcare's Shadow Pandemic: Women Forced out by Sexual Harassment and Inequality

2021 04 Jul

With women representing 70% of the workforce and 90% of nurses, the clinical care setting is in a “shadow pandemic” prompted by a severe lack of preparation, resources and COVID-19 lockdown measures, warns a global gender equality advocacy group. You might also like:  More patients with breast cancer will benefit from access to its Breast... Read more

Executive Health Management

Hospital Leaders: Provision of Childcare Can Be a Game-Changer

2021 21 Jun

Workforce shortages are an issue faced by many hospital leaders. Implementing four basic child care policies in your institution, could be a game-changer when it comes to retaining workers - especially women, according to a recent article published in  Harvard Business Review (HBR). During the pandemic, women have been disproportionately... Read more

Executive Health Management

No Country is ‘Out of the Woods' Yet, WHO Cautions about Pandemic

2021 26 May

While overall COVID-19 cases and deaths have fallen worldwide over the past few weeks, the threat from the now 18-month pandemic has not passed and the world remains in a dangerous situation, according to the director-general of the World Health Organization. "No country should assume it is out of the woods, no matter its vaccination rate,"... Read more

IT Management

New Navigation System to Guide Robots in Emergency Rooms

2021 14 May

Emergency departments (ED) can be crowded, busy, face-paced spaces manned by healthcare workers (HWC) who are overworked and often under stress. Robots have been used in some clinical settings to help lessen the burden of HCWs, by engaging in non-value added tasks, such as material delivery and patient triage, as well as and providing support to patients... Read more

Executive Health Management

Call to Action: We Must Address Mental and Physical Needs of Female Staff

2021 06 May

The COVID-19 pandemic has taken a significant toll on women working in health and social care in the UK, a newly released report  from the NHS Confederation’s Health and Care Women Leaders Network has revealed.   The report outlines the results of a survey of more than 800 health and care workers in England who identified as female. The survey,... Read more

Executive Health Management

COVID-19: Outcomes in Healthcare Staff

2021 25 Apr

A new study explores the data on COVID-19 infections and deaths among healthcare workers around the world and outlines some implications for policy and practice.   You might also like: Almost 1 in 3 COVID-19 patients admitted to ICU in U.S. hospitals died, although the mortality rate decreased over the course of the pandemic, a new... Read more

Executive Health Management

Healthcare Workers During Pandemic: Major Factors for Well-being

2021 23 Apr

A new study looks into prevalent determinants of psychological well-being in healthcare workers based on survey data collected in three countries.   You might also like: A nurse looks back: what has happened to the profession over the last 12 months? Learn more   Already a crisis in pre-pandemic times, burnout, anxiety and other... Read more

ICU Management

Wellbeing in the ICU

2021 19 Apr

H ealthcare workers across the world have been facing significant challenges due to the COVID-19 pandemic. In particular, critical care workers have had to deal with several issues, including a surge of seriously ill patients, shortages of staff and resources, long shifts, exhaustion, risk of infection, fear of transmission to family, constant exposure... Read more

Cardiology Management

2021: Year of the Health and Care Workers

2021 11 Feb

The year 2021 has been declared the International Year of Health and Care Workers (YHCW). This is in appreciation of the commitment and dedication of all healthcare workers around the globe as they continue to fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.   The World Health Organization (WHO) has launched a year-long campaign. The theme of this campaign... Read more